Chapter 17.20
SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONE

Sections:

17.20.010    Purpose.

17.20.020    Permitted uses.

17.20.030    Conditional uses.

17.20.040    Density.

17.20.050    Lot coverage.

17.20.060    Yards.

17.20.070    Access requirements.

17.20.010 Purpose.

The purpose of the single-family residential zone is to provide for single-family residential uses and such other uses as may be compatible. (Ord. 1172 § 18, 2001)

17.20.020 Permitted uses.

Permitted uses in a single-family residential zone shall be as follows:

A. Single-family dwellings; “transient accommodations,” as that term is defined in this title, are not permitted uses;

B. Accessory uses and buildings normally incidental to the above permitted residential uses; a detached guesthouse is not a permitted accessory structure; “transient accommodations,” as that term is defined in this title, are not permitted uses; and

C. Home occupations. (Ord. 1571 § 1, 2015; Ord. 1172 § 19, 2001)

17.20.030 Conditional uses.

Conditional uses in a single-family residential zone shall be as follows:

A. Public and private utility structures;

B. Religious and cultural facilities; and

C. Community or public park facilities. (Ord. 1172 § 20, 2001)

17.20.040 Density.

Density in the single-family residential zone shall be calculated as follows:

A. There shall be no more than one single-family dwelling per lot. The maximum permitted density in a single-family residential zone is four units per acre.

B. Fractional Dwelling Units. If the provisions of this chapter result in an allowable number of dwelling units which include a fractional unit, any fraction less than one-half shall be disregarded, and any fraction of one-half or greater shall be rounded up to allow for one additional dwelling unit. (Ord. 1593 § 1, 2016; Ord. 1172 § 21, 2001)

17.20.050 Lot coverage.

The maximum lot area covered by structures in a single-family residential zone shall not exceed 60 percent. (Ord. 1172 § 22, 2001)

17.20.060 Yards.

Yards in a single-family residential zone shall be as follows:

A. Front yards shall extend a minimum of 20 feet from the right-of-way except for those properties located northeasterly of and abutting Warbass Way.

B. Side yards shall total not less than 15 feet with no one side yard less than five feet.

C. Rear yards shall extend a minimum of five feet from the rear property line. (Ord. 1172 § 23, 2001)

17.20.070 Access requirements.

Access requirements for the single-family residential zone shall be as defined in the street and storm drainage standards as defined in Chapter 12.02 FHMC. (Ord. 1172 § 24, 2001)